101 Mobility is in the business of changing lives. In 2014, 101 Mobility® businesses served over 10,000 people, including military veterans, children and adults with mobility-related disabilities, as well as the elderly. Though video cameras aren’t always there to capture the fantastic work of our service technicians or ecstatic smiles from our customers, here are a few feel good moments for the books!
Leadership, follow-through, and the inclination to set a goal, accomplish it, and repeat– make military veterans strong candidates for any cause they commit to. We at 101 Mobility believe in the talent and abilities of military veterans and, quite frankly, we want you on our team. We’ve even outlined a few reasons why we think our nation’s bravest may want to come aboard.
To help returning military veterans reach their goals of entrepreneurship, 101 Mobility has recently become a member of the International Franchise Association’s VetFran program, a franchise network home to more than 650 brands.
Victory loves preparation. As you delve into the world of franchising opportunities, performing due diligence is essential. Though definitions to franchise terms vary across the industry, we’ve compiled a list of commonly used franchise agreement jargon to keep you informed throughout the due diligence process.
Entrepreneur Magazine named 101 Mobility #29 on its list of the “2015 Top New Franchise Opportunities.” This publication, with over 6 million readers per month, cites selection based upon positive financial strength and stability, growth rate, and size of system.
Jeff Franklin is one of 101 Mobility’s earliest franchisees, having bought his first two locations from 101 Mobility in mid-2012. He now owns three locations in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio and Livonia, Michigan; Jeff Franklin also experienced a record-breaking year in 2014. In this post, Jeff offers his advice for new franchisees and those considering franchising with 101 Mobility. [Jeff’s opinions are his own.]
John Michielini, the 101 Mobility® Long Island franchisee, donated two Project Lifesaver (PLI) bracelets to local families. We recently sat down with John to learn more about his involvement.
As you examine franchising as a career option, you may come across some unknown terms. While the definition to even the most basic franchise terms differ across the industry, here is our run-down of commonly used financial franchise jargon to help you get started.
101 Mobility® businesses provide mobility and accessibility products along with evaluation, installation, and repair services. While structured as a nationwide franchise system, our greatest benefit to the customer is the in-person service our franchisees provide at their customers’ homes and businesses. Our community-based franchise model is an essential factor to delivering added value for customers.
If you are interested in self-employment but not sure which industry to pursue, consider businesses catering to the booming senior population and underserved individuals with physical disabilities. A 101 Mobility® franchised business is an option for entrepreneurs who want to serve this large demographic without entering the over-saturated home-care industry. If you have not yet considered opening a business that provides people with disabilities or older members of your community with mobility solutions, these facts will make you re-consider.